Mindanao banana chip export spared from Chinese crackdown

DAVAO CITY (MIndaNews/03 August) —  Banana chips exports from Southeastern Mindanao were not included in the items confiscated in China by authorities reacting to a reported shipment of banana products from the Philippines that contained high levels of the preservative sulfur dioxide, a Department of Trade and Industry official said.

Roberto Barlis, chief of the DTI consumer protection and trade regulations bureau, told MindaNews in a text message Thursday evening they have verified the report from the local exporters and did not discount the possibility the incident may be China’s reaction to a local crackdown on a China-made candy.

Read the rest of the report on MindaNews.com.

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